Economics

Assessment

All components are externally assessed.

AS Level

Paper 1

Type of paper: multiple choice questions based on the AS Level syllabus content
Duration: 1 hour
Number of question: 30
Marks: 30 marks

Paper 2

Type of paper: Data Response and Essay
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Section A: one data response question (20 marks)
Section B: one structured essay from a choice of three (20 marks)
Based on the AS Level syllabus content 40 marks

A level

Paper 3

Type of paper: multiple choice questions based on the Additional A Level syllabus content
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Number of question: 30
Marks: 30

Paper 4

Type of paper: Data Response and Essays
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Section A: one data response question (20 marks)
Section B: two essays from a choice of six (50 marks) Based on the additional A Level syllabus content Marks : 70 marks
Note: Papers 3 and 4 test the additional syllabus content for A Level, but also require a knowledge and understanding of the AS Level syllabus content.